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UK Box Office Figures 21st - 23rd May 2021: As the UK box office comes alive again Peter Rabbit 2 is the top movie in the country

Robert Hyde

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
This week cinemas in the UK came back to life and started showing movies again, and in a week where it feels like things have been re-set and every one of the top 15 films in basically a new entry Peter Rabbit 2 leads the way.

As a testement to how much cinema has been missed by the british public over the last 5 months this weeks box office is the highest since March of 2020 when cinemas started to close and despite the fact that a number of the movies on the chart are on streaming platforms they still managed to bring in decent numbers.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - The whole top 15!
  • Longest run - All movies on 1 week!
  • Highest total gross - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (£4.6 Million)

UK box office top 5 breakdown 21st - 23rd May 2021

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

The start of the UK re-opening has the sequel movie to Peter Rabbit hit the top with a gross that gives it over 50% of the box office total takings.

A weekend gross of £4.6 Million has the movie very comfortably at the top, and considering the current situation with the pandemic its an opening which is only about £2.5 Million below the 2018 first movie.

Nomadland

The Oscar winning film from director ChloĆ© Zhao is at number 2 this weekend with a gross of £874,785, which is very good considering its been available on streaming for some time.

Godzilla Vs Kong

Another movie which is available on streaming is the monster bash up which is at 3 this week with a weekend gross of £783,879.

Spiral: From The Book of Saw

Spiral: From The Book of Saw

The new movie from the Saw series is at number 4 this weekend, it stars Chris Rock in the lead role with Samuel L. Jackson along for support and it takes £779,107 on its debut.

The Unholy

Finally on this all new UK box office chart is a new horror film from director Evan Spiliotopoulos which stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan from The Walking Dead and opens its box office run with £405,391 .

This weeks top 10 UK Box Office films

  1. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway - £4,605,673
  2. Nomadland - £874,785
  3. Godzilla Vs. Kong - £783,879
  4. Spiral: From the Book of Saw - £779,107
  5. The Unholy - £405,391
  6. Mortal Kombat - £319,313
  7. Those Who Wish Me Dead - £302,653
  8. Raya and the Last Dragon - £235,994
  9. Tom & Jerry: The Movie - £235,805
  10. Ammonite - £130,324
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